1391 Martine Ave. Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
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Basketball - Youth

Basketball Clinics (Boys and Girls Grades 1-8)

The emphasis of the clinics will be on developing the fundamentals of basketball including shooting, dribbling, rebounding, passing and defense.  These clinics will be run by Steve Sheppard, assistant Boys Basketball Coach at Ramapo College. 

Grades 1 - 2
Thursdays •  September 6, 20, 27, October 4 and 11 (5 weeks) • 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Price: $115, Member Price: $95

Grades 3 - 4
Thursdays •  September 6, 20, 27, October 4 and 11 (5 weeks) • 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Price: $115, Member Price: $95

Grades 5 - 8
Thursdays •  September 6, 20, 27, October 4 and 11 (5 weeks) • 8:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Price: $115, Member Price: $95

Register for Youth Basketball until Friday, October 26!

Rookies Basketball League

Open to the community
Grades 1 & 2 • Sunday afternoons at 1:45 p.m. (November - March)
Volunteer parent/high school student coaches will conduct practice one evening a week. Games will be played on 8-foot rims with youth-sized basketballs. Every player will receive a t-shirt and trophy.  Prior to the first game of the season, Steve Sheppard, Assistant Men's Basketball Coach at Ramapo College, will conduct a 2-week instructional team camp on Sunday, November 4 and 18 from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.   All registered players for the league are welcome to attend at no additional cost. 
Price: $185, Member Price: $135 
It is recommended that all participants attend at least one evaluation which will allow us to assess abilities and select the teams accordingly.
Evaluations:

  • Thursday, October 18 • 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, October 23 • 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.  

JCC/YMCA League 

Open to the community
Grades 3 & 4 • Sunday afternoon games and weekday practices (November - March)
Volunteer parent coaches will conduct practice one evening each week and will coach games that will be played on 10-foot rims with youth-sized basketballs. Team play and spirit will be emphasized and all teams will make the playoffs.  Every player will receive a t-shirt and trophy. Prior to the first game of the season, Steve Sheppard, Assistant Men's Basketball Coach at Ramapo College, will conduct a 2-week instructional team camp on Sunday, November 4 and 18 from 3:15 - 4:15 p.m.    All registered players for the league are welcome to attend at no additional cost. 
Price: $235, Member Price: $185
It is recommended that all participants attend at least one evaluation which will allow us to assess abilities and select the teams accordingly.
Evaluations:

  • Thursday, October 18 • 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, October 23 • 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Jersey Basketball Association Travel League  

Open to the community
All participants in Grades 5 - 8 are required to attend at least one try-out within their age group which will allow us to assess abilities and select the teams accordingly.
Teams will compete in the Jersey Basketball Association League.  Games will be played during the week in the evenings and on Sunday afternoons in Union, Somerset, and Morris counties. The league will consist of a 14-game regular season schedule; all teams will make the playoffs.  Playoffs will begin in mid-February with championship weekend held in early March.  Volunteer parent coaches will conduct practices one to two evenings each week depending on gym availability.  Practices will begin in November.   

Boys' Jersey Basketball Association Travel Basketball League - Grade 5 

Games: Sunday afternoons and weekday evenings
Price: $305, Member Price: $225 

Tryouts:

  • Tuesday, October 16 • 6:00 - 7:15 p.m.
  • Thursday, October 25 • 6:00 - 7:15 p.m.

Boys' Jersey Basketball Travel Basketball League - Grade 6 

Games: Sunday afternoons and weekday evenings
Price $305, Member Price: $225   

Tryouts:

  • Tuesday, October 16 • 6:00-7:15p.m.
  • Thursday, October 25 • 6:00 - 7:15 p.m.   

Boys' Jersey Basketball Travel Basketball League - Grade 7 

Games: Sunday afternoons and weekday evenings
Price $305, Member Price: $225  

Tryouts: 

  • Tuesday, October 16 • 7:15 - 8:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, October 25 •  7:15 - 8:30 p.m.  

Boys' Jersey Basketball Travel Basketball League - Grade 8 

Games: Sunday afternoons and weekday evenings
Price $305, Member Price: $225 

Tryouts:

  • Tuesday, October 16 • 7:15 - 8:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, October 25 • 7:15 - 8:30 p.m. 

Register for Youth Basketball until Friday, October 26!

High School Hoop Heaven Basketball League - Grades 9 - 12 

Games: Sundays • Times TBD by Hoop Heaven
Price: $260, Member Price: $205
Tryouts:

JCC members have priority, but must sign up by Friday, October 26 to be guaranteed a spot.  Final registration for all participants is Friday, November 9.  Practices will be begin on Thursday, November 15 at 8:00 p.m. and follow an open gym format. 

Teen Open Basketball (Fall)

Mondays • 8:00 – 9:45 p.m. • Informal games played  
Price: $10/night (limit of 5 visits), Member Price: Free 

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